SU staff to see bonus in Nov. paychecks

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Southern University employees working in the system office and on the Baton Rouge and Shreveport campuses will receive an extra $1,000 in their November paychecks, Southern University President Ronald Mason said Saturday in announcing the one-time bump.

“There’s been a lack of salary adjustments and raises over four years,” Mason said. “We have fewer people doing the same level of work without any reward.”

The single supplemental payment comes at a time when Southern administrators say they’ve turned a corner after weathering five straight years of state budget cuts.

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